NFA Leadership in Supervision: Creating Environments for Professional Growth : 16 Hours
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This two-day course presents the supervisory with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire service environment. The course includes concepts related to a successful transition to supervisory and leadership roles, including concepts of adaptive leadership; change management; active followership; effective communication, including difficult conversations and advocacy-inquiry based dialogue; ethics; authority; power; decision-making; and active engagement through development of a personal plan.
The primary target audience for this course are those individuals who are at the first line level of supervision. For purposes of student selection first line level is considered to be those at the Company Officer or Unit (fire prevention, fire education, communications, EMS, etc.) Supervisor level. More specifically primary selection criteria are as follows:
• First line supervisors in fire and emergency medical services organizations.
• Fire and emergency medical services personnel due for promotion/appointment to a first line supervisory position within 18 months.
• Fire and emergency medical services personnel who are regularly assigned acting supervisory positions.
• Fire and emergency medical services personnel currently enrolled in the NFA Managing Officer will be provided priority selection.
The secondary target audiences are fire and EMS personnel at the first line management level (Chief Officer or above). Students at this level may be given consideration on a space available basis.
There are no prerequisites to taking this course
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